The remains of Brandon's Pub, the oddly named Mexican joint that got its start in the Beauvallon in 2008, just when the building was about to go under wraps for repairs, then reappeared in the former home of Chez Jose in Cherry Creek North in May 2010, will be auctioned off on Thursday, July 26.
In Colorado, if you advertise that something is hot, it should be hot. Back east, hot may translate as tepid - but in Colorado, we're tough, dammit. When we order something hot, we expect it to be frickin' hot -- especially at a Mexican restaurant. Last week I dropped by Machete, the new rest ... More >>
Lori MidsonElway's Cherry Creek alum Jose Avila will be the exec chef of MacheteDan Ohlson, the former owner of Chez Jose, the burrito joint in Cherry Creek that shuttered last December after a seventeen-year run, swore up and down that he'd never open another restaurant in Cherry Creek. Neve ... More >>
Lori Midson After the Beauvallon fiasco, Clemente Martinez couldn't be happier to be in Cherry Creek -- even if he did lose a small fortune in the process.
Martinez, who opened Brandon's Pub in 2008 at 955 Lincoln Street, and was forced to close that location last June when the commercial ... More >>
Lori Midson If Chipotle, Qdoba, Illegal Pete's and Chez Jose aren't enough to satisfy your seam-busting burrito cravings, there's a new contender in town that might. Cafe Rio Mexican Grill, 610 South Colorado Boulevard, which shares the same small mall address as a new Garbanzo Mediterranean ... More >>
Mark MangerOnce a magical place, Nine75 disappeared altogether in 2009.We find ourselves saying goodbye a lot these days. To Jason Sheehan, who's moving on to our partner paper in Seattle. To Bump & Grind and Buenos Aires Grill and Ha Noi Pho and Chez Jose and all the other restaurants that ... More >>
Mark MangerFogo de Chao unleashed its love of meat on Denver in '09.Dozens of restaurants closed in the metro area over the past year, ranging from such old-timers as the Trail Dust Steak House, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse and Chez Jose to newcomers like XO, which both opened and closed in 2009. ... More >>
Today is the last day for Chez Jose, and the seventeen-year-old restaurant at 3027 East Second Avenue is going out with a bang -- a final fiesta that Lori Midson describes here.
Meanwhile, the Egg Shell kept to its schedule, closing up the space at 300 Josephine Street that it had occupied ... More >>
Lori Midson"It's been a good run, a fun run, but the landlord wanted us to pay twice what our rent has been," laments Dan Oholson, owner of Chez Jose, the Cherry Creek burrito joint at 3027 East Second Avenue that's been busting the seams of flour tortillas with meats, beans, rice, guacamole ... More >>